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What point of the planet is closest too the sun?


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June 03, 2011 11:28AM

The 'equator' is closest to the sun. 0 degees. at the spring or fall equinox is the closest point to the sun at those respective times.

However, the closest a planet gets to the sun is the Perihelion.

It depends what is meant by "the closest point to the sun" really means.